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New Zealand

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 140 Collections and/or Records:

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Birds-131 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 84.2: 184-185
Scope and Contents Pavo muticus or spiciferus (p 7) - topknot in both sexes equal? How in young?
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin of queries concerning bird coloration
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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‘Bull New Zealand’, 1895 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BULL 12/5/4
Scope and Contents Contains the Will and Codicil of Mr. Thomas Allason 1852, correspondence with Simeon Bull 1994, information regarding the Bull Family of New Zealand and timeline, as well as correspondence. Thomas Allason was the father of Louise Creswick Allason, wife of Arthur Bull.
Dates: 1895 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Colour slides, mainly of overseas visits by Harold Macmillan, 1957-03 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/1
Scope and Contents Includes: a guard of honour at the Bermuda Conference, 1957; the Commonwealth tour by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton], Jan-Feb 1958, including India, particularly Delhi, and the Khyber Pass, a guard of honour at Singapore, New Zealand, including Dunedin and Christchurch and Australia, including Queensland and Sydney; Macmillan's visit to the Soviet Union, Feb 1959, including Moscow, Kiev and Leningrad, and an image of Macmillan and John Selwyn Lloyd, Foreign...
Dates: 1957-03 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Commonwealth Tour, 1958-01 - 1958-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/5
Scope and Contents Spare slides from the tour of [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton], including: the Khyber Pass and massed pipers and bands rehearsing for the Independence Day parade, India; the Dunedin festival, Old Crocks’ Race and departing from Christchurch, New Zealand; Sydney and Queensland, Australia; house in Ceylon [later Sri Lanka].
Dates: 1958-01 - 1958-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence A - Z, 1928-12 - 1929-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 2/1/17
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Edward Grigg [Governor of Kenya, later 1st Lord Altrincham] on the report of the commission on East African Closer Union, particularly probable attempts to use the report as an excuse for inactivity and trying to avoid attacks on party lines from the opposition, and also the Government's refusal to use expert advice (2); Stephen Gaselee, Foreign Office; Sir Geoffrey Archer; Stanley Baldwin, Prime Minister, on subjects including granting Sir Hamar Greenwood a peerage...
Dates: 1928-12 - 1929-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Correspondence on Commonwealth observatories, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/441
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding observatories in Australia and New Zealand.
Dates: 1958 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on International Geophysical Year, 1952 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/565
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including the following items:Copy of a United Kingdom programme for International Geophysical Year, revised to July 1955.Correspondence concerning the longitudes of the International Geophysical Year stations, 1956.List of stations in China for International Geophysical Year, 1956.Correspondence concerning the loan of instruments and photographs for an exhibition at the Science Museum,...
Dates: 1952 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1939 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/27
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous correspondence and related material concerning the Nautical Almanac Office. There are papers regarding staff finance, including concession passes issued to staff, salaries, reference sheets and data supplied by the N.A.O. to H.G. Barker, Secretary and Cashier for the Royal Observatory, for making payments. There is also correspondence regarding Hollerith equipment for the N.A.O.; telegrams from the Colonial Office regarding Greenwich Mean Time and British Summer Time in the...
Dates: 1939 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/779
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, A-R, including the following items:Australia: papers concerning the 150-inch telescope proposal, the use of the Isaac Newton Telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory, and other observatories.Egypt: correspondence concerned mainly with the Helwan Observatory, including observing trips, maintenance and students studying at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.Africa: correspondence with various African observatories,...
Dates: 1964 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with overseas institutions, 1965-04-14 - 1966-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/567
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Canadian, New Zealand and other overseas observatories and universities, including J.F. Heard, Director of the David Dunlap Observatory, Richmond Hill, Ontario, and R.T. Wallace, Dean of Administration at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Dates: 1965-04-14 - 1966-06-27
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with overseas observatories, 1969-11-27 - 1972-03-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/575
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Canadian, New Zealand and other overseas observatories, including B.I. Olson of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver; J.H. Hodgson of the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa; D.J. Cameron of the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand; W.H. Wehlan of the University of Western Ontario, regarding a position as Visiting Professor at the University; B.K. Mukherjee of the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario; S.R. Sreenivasan of the University of...
Dates: 1969-11-27 - 1972-03-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Darwin among the machines 'Press': [1-2], 1863-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.1: 130
Scope and Contents Printed; by "Cellarius" [S Butler]; written at (New Zealand)
(Printed)
Dates: 1863-06-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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Diverse-81 Miscellaneous, 1870-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 89: 114r
Scope and Contents wrapper for items DAR 89: 115- annotated 'S[exual] S[election] Man / Voice / Music / Decrease of Man in New Zealand Sandwich Isld'
Miscellaneous; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Miscellaneous)
Dates: 1870-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Diverse-89 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 89: 135
Scope and Contents Bishop Staley Full abstract [of letter]
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Diverse-117 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 89: 163-169
Scope and Contents Sandwich Isld / [and New Zealand] [demographic calculations]
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin See item 165 part by Sir George Howard Darwin drafts on reverse of items 166 and 164, 165, 168, 169
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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Eclipses and longitude calculations, 1869 - 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/118
Scope and Contents Material concerning eclipses and calculations for longitude. The volume begins with the 1869 eclipse and includes a photograph, Professor Young's report and correspondence with L. Swift and B. Pierce. This is followed by material on the 1870 eclipse and computations for future eclipses in 1878, 1905, 1914 and 1954, and in 430, 674, 671 and 688 BC; maps for the 1875 eclipses; an article on future eclipses from 'The Times', 7 September 1871; and a piece on the 1724 total eclipse. There are six...
Dates: 1869 - 1876
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Empire Tour: correspondence and invitations, 1926-01 - 1927-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/19
Scope and Contents Correspondents on arrangements and invitations for LSA's tour include: R Laing, Manager of the Passenger Department, the Union Castle Mail Steamship Company Limited (4); representatives of the Mercantile Marine Department, Board of Trade, on travel and accommodation (6); 1st Lord Stonehaven, Governor-General of Australia [earlier John Baird] (3); the Governor of New South Wales [Admiral Sir Dudley de Chair]; [Arthur] Cosmo Parkinson [Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office]; 14th Lord Lovat...
Dates: 1926-01 - 1927-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Tour: Empire Parliamentary Association notes, 1926-10 - 1927-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/24
Scope and Contents Notes on the Empire Parliamentary Association made in connection with LSA's Empire Tour, including: letters from Sir Howard d'Egville and [Ernest] Owen Clough, Secretary of the Association's South Africa branch; notes by d'Egville on the work of the Association in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe]; extracts from the journal of the Parliaments of the Empire on the Imperial Conference; reports of Parliamentary conferences in Australia, 1926;...
Dates: 1926-10 - 1927-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Tour photographs: New Zealand, 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/21
Scope and Contents Photographs from LSA's Empire Tour, particularly of the New Zealand Alps.
Dates: 1927
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Empire Tour speeches: New Zealand, 1927-11 - 1927-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/4/15
Scope and Contents Annotated texts of LSA's Empire Tour speeches from New Zealand on subjects including co-operation and unity within the Empire, the Imperial Conferences, immigration, trade and economic development, British achievements during and since the war, Imperial defence, comparisons between the Empire and the League of Nations, British foreign policy in Egypt, Iraq, Palestine and the Indian Ocean, the Empire Marketing Board, the economic situation in New Zealand, Imperial Preference, and mountaineering.
Dates: 1927-11 - 1927-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Entries for April, 1773-04-01 - 1773-04-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 61v- 63r
Scope and Contents Entries are provided for 1-7 April only, when the ship landed at New Zealand. On 3 April Bayly records sighting the land between Rock’s Point and Cape Farewell, and the following entry includes observations of lunar distance from Aldebaran from which he estimates their longitude. The ship travelled via Stephen’s Island and across the east side of Admiralty Bay, anchoring at the entrance to Queen Charlotte Sound on 6 April. There, Bayly set up an observatory, and his observations are recorded in...
Dates: 1773-04-01 - 1773-04-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Entries for December, 1773-12-03 - 1773-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 100v-103r
Scope and Contents The early entries for December are intermittent, with daily entries resuming on 23 December. Bayly records that he went on shore at Ship Cove [Queen Charlotte Sound, New Zealand] from 3-16 December to make observations. Lengthy entries for 17-18 December provide an account of an incident in which local Maori killed and cannibalised a party of men from the Adventure who had gone ashore ‘to get greens for the people’. This is followed by a list of those murdered, and of the equipment which was...
Dates: 1773-12-03 - 1773-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Entries for November, 1773-11-01 - 1773-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 94r-100v
Scope and Contents The entry for 5 November records that the ship was greeted by several canoes near Cape Palliser, from which they procured supplies of fish and cloth [RGO 14/56: 95r]. They journeyed on past Cape Kidnappers, anchoring at Tolaga Bay on 9 November. The entries for 9-16 November are intermittent, and include descriptions of the bay and observations taken by Bayly. The entry for 10 November describes a thunderstorm and mountainous seas which made it impossible to leave the bay until 16 November. The...
Dates: 1773-11-01 - 1773-11-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Entries for October, 1773-10-01 - 1773-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 87r-94r
Scope and Contents On 2 October they arrived at Middleberg, and Bayly notes that they anchored the next day at Amsterdam where they remained until 7 October. He describes buying fruit, hogs and fowl there, and notes their difficulty in finding a good harbour and fresh water [RGO 14/56: 87v]. The entry for 4 October includes his observations taken while ashore. On 10 October they sighted 'the Island of Pillsteet'. Entries include many observations of lunar distance, with sightings of albatrosses and porpoises....
Dates: 1773-10-01 - 1773-10-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Expression queries (answers summarised geographically): New Zealand, Malay, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 186: 26r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
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